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peck

US [pek]
UK [pek]
  • v.啄;鹐;匆匆地轻吻
  • n.啄;匆匆的吻
  • Web配克;啄食;匆匆一吻
Simple Present:pecks  Present Participle:pecking  Past Tense:pecked  
peck
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v.
1.
[i][t]
啄;鹐to move the beak forward quickly and hit or bite sth
A robin was pecking at crumbs on the ground.
一只知更鸟在地上啄食面包渣。
A bird had pecked a hole in the sack.
一只鸟把袋子啄了个洞。
Vultures had pecked out the dead goat's eyes.
秃鹫啄出了死羊的眼睛。
2.
[t]
(informal)
匆匆地轻吻to kiss sb lightly and quickly
He pecked her on the cheek as he went out.
他出门时匆匆轻吻了一下她的面颊。
She pecked his cheek.
她轻吻了一下他的脸。
IDM
New Zealand is at the top of the pecking order of rugby nations.
新西兰在橄榄球国家中首屈一指。
a/the pecking order
(informal)
等级排序the order of importance in relation to one another among the members of a group
New Zealand is at the top of the pecking order of rugby nations.
新西兰在橄榄球国家中首屈一指。
n.
1.
(informal)
匆匆的吻a quick kiss
He gave her a friendly peck on the cheek.
他友好地在她脸上轻轻一吻。
2.
an act of pecking sb/sth
The budgerigar gave a quick peck at the seed.
虎皮鹦鹉匆匆地啄了一下种子。

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